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Alex CoraTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1994-2011 MLB Years: 1998-2011
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PositionsSS-992, 2B-538, 3B-48, 1B-13, DH-7, LF-1Position when DraftedSSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJose Alexander Cora
Height6-0Weight180BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateOctober 18,1975 [43.034]PlaceCaguas,Puerto Rico
CollegeUniversity of Miami (Miami,FL)

DraftedSelected by the Los Angeles Dodgers [Team Picks] in the 3rd round (88th overall) of the 1996 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Minnesota Twins [Team Picks] in the 12th round (345th overall) of the 1993 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing ScoutsCamilo PascualService Time12.129 (2011)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1997-LAN-#8
MLB DebutJune 7,1998 [22.233]
OrganizationsLAN [9] BOS [4] NYN [2] CLE [1] TEX [1] WAS [1] Awards2
TBC Player ID773Retrosheet IDcoraa001MLBAM ID133321
RelationshipsBrother of Joey Cora
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed60Power29Contact82XBH35RBIs36Runs40Hitting46Durability51Team.525Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1994MiamiCollegeFr3b-ss185921831676102437474100000.307.430.344.774757265.379.037.234.36517.7415.470.870.000.0010.45
1996University of MiamiIndyNCAANCAA-13b-ss206322446688403312271800000.304.325.375.7008412231.330.071.147.3113.037.792.570.000.0017.65
1996Vero Beach DodgersFSLA+lan-ss206121426555402655123634001.257.306.318.624689233.309.061.117.2835.1515.453.000.000.0016.36
1997San Antonio MissionsTexAAlan-ss21127448521052043481292560371417.234.279.317.59614227484.264.083.145.2645.1712.402.400.62149.3325.71
1998Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-ss22812994279175545107153836311.264.303.405.70812127326.286.141.201.3084.6011.662.531.5359.8034.18
1998Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan3ss222933140100002812000.121.194.182.3766138.160.061.121.1795.2621.054.000.000.0025.00
1999Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-ss2380302519311743795123789308.308.348.430.77813022334.337.122.175.3423.5911.083.081.2075.5023.66
1999Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan3ss231130251003000410001.167.194.200.3946131.192.033.033.1810.0012.900.000.000.0020.00
2000Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-ss24301101841830205371022101.373.417.500.9175511122.406.127.209.4015.748.201.430.000.0026.83
2000Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan3ss24109353398418643241265376246.238.302.357.65912628394.268.119.201.2896.6013.452.041.0288.2533.33
2001Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan3ss251344053888183429023158832616.217.285.306.59112425449.243.089.160.2606.9012.921.870.89101.2528.41
2002Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan13ss-2b26115258377514452872263872043.291.371.434.80511223293.326.143.264.3528.8712.971.461.7151.6030.67
2003Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan132b2714847739119243434421659109235.249.287.338.62516131514.276.089.126.2743.1111.483.690.78119.2526.05
2004Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan132b281384054710794104734474118122109.264.364.380.74415423484.272.116.230.3289.718.470.872.0740.5021.50
2005Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle12ss-2b2949146113052186051841103.205.250.288.538428157.227.083.158.2403.1811.463.600.64146.0026.67
2005Boston Red SoxALMLBbos232b29471041428322161261213203.269.310.394.704417116.283.125.173.3065.1710.342.001.7252.0025.00
2005Totals for AL-AL         9625025588432472113054306.232.275.332.6078315273.250.100.164.2684.0310.992.731.1083.3325.86
2006Boston Red SoxALMLBbos12,23ss309623531567211862192964014.238.312.298.6107010264.268.060.157.2787.2010.981.530.38235.0017.86
2007Boston Red SoxALMLBbos132b-ss318320730511053181172397225.246.298.386.6848018232.262.140.174.2973.029.913.291.2969.0035.29
2008Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-2b32311230000000200001.273.273.273.5463011.333.000.000.2440.0018.180.000.000.000.00
2008Boston Red SoxALMLBbos13ss32751521441820911161391113.270.371.349.7205310179.293.079.184.3298.947.260.810.000.0024.39
2009Buffalo BisonsILAAAnyn-ss33314031000000000001.214.214.286.5004114.214.072.071.2180.000.000.000.000.0033.33
2009New York MetsNLMLBnyn3ss3382271316811111883252838112.251.320.310.6308413308.276.059.170.2878.129.091.120.32271.0019.12
2010Oklahoma City RedHawksPCLAAAtex-2b34622541012103200001.182.280.364.6448225.158.182.364.28912.008.000.674.0022.0050.00
2010New York MetsNLMLBnyn132b346216914356302041101642214.207.265.278.543479187.226.071.148.2445.358.561.600.000.0025.71
2010Texas RangersALMLBtex122b3447020000000000000.286.286.286.572207.286.000.000.2560.000.000.000.000.000.00
2010Totals for MLB-MLB         6617614376302041101642214.210.266.278.544499194.228.068.142.2455.158.251.600.000.0024.32
2011Washington NationalsNLMLBwas133b-ss35911561235610620122321104.224.287.276.563437172.261.052.141.2576.9813.371.920.000.0020.00
MLB Totals - 14 Season(s)Filter12733408360828140393528647212484239061183368.243.310.338.64811512143825.267.095.175.0006.4811.061.710.9297.3725.85
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter391142019638363231317842297418519288531.270.313.374.687531991549.301.104.165.0004.7811.942.500.84109.2325.85
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter2037581182233815101042515378913177113.294.335.423.75832163832.320.129.191.0004.4510.702.411.2075.8028.25
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter127448521052043481292560371417.234.279.317.59614227484.264.083.145.0005.1712.402.400.62149.3325.71
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter6121426555402655123634001.257.306.318.624689233.309.061.117.0005.1515.453.000.000.0016.36
NCAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter12244277135145057159545900000.305.381.360.74115919496.352.055.190.00010.8911.901.090.000.0014.07
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter68419612034828421271731811148261523482740.246.314.351.6656891322203.271.105.185.0006.7211.851.761.2372.6327.39
Boston Red Sox Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter30169889176281166196487725155415.252.321.350.67124445791.274.098.170.0006.079.731.600.76116.3325.57
New York Mets Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter144440451031741381243544710326.234.299.298.59713122495.256.064.161.0007.078.891.260.20440.0021.36
Washington Nationals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter911561235610620122321104.224.287.276.563437172.261.052.141.0006.9813.371.920.000.0020.00
Cleveland Indians Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter49146113052186051841103.205.250.288.538428157.227.083.158.0003.1811.463.600.64146.0026.67
Texas Rangers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter47020000000000000.286.286.286.572207.286.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16243446105185436633254118249.243.310.338.64814627487.267.095.175.0006.4811.061.710.9297.3725.85
Average Minor - Per 162 games162588811592610574171231778123213.270.313.374.68722041642.301.104.165.0004.7811.942.500.84109.2325.85

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1996Vero Beach Dodgers FSLA+lan20SS58--861641631266250.9404.31------6195.144.3
1997San Antonio Missions TexAAlan21SS127--1974122088629609.9684.80------127100.091.4
1998Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan22SS80--1242701754411394.9594.93------8198.855.9
1998Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan222B1--2-1-32.6672.00------811.20.7
1998Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan22SS21--2221264543.9562.05------2972.413.0
1998Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan222B4--48-312121.0003.00------2913.82.5
1999Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan23SS76--1332331258378366.9684.82------8095.054.7
1999Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan232B1--11--221.0002.00------801.30.7
1999Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan23SS8--1011-221211.0002.63------1172.74.9
1999Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan232B3--39221412.8574.00------1127.31.9
2000Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan24SS30--7490728171164.9595.47------30100.020.8
2000Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan24SS101-8281512601270423411.9724.070.50-----10992.762.3
2000Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan242B8-591113-524241.0003.000.41-----1097.34.9
2001Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan25SS132-10621783272063525505.9623.830.48-----13498.581.5
2001Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan252B1-811--221.0002.000.25-----1340.70.6
2002Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan26SS61-45367144532216211.9773.460.47-----11553.037.7
2002Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan262B40-15330532118583.9762.080.54-----11534.824.7
2003Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan272B141122110328737615112678663.9784.700.60-----14895.387.0
2003Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan27SS155551017-427271.0001.800.49-----14810.19.3
2004Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan282B1381221091261342891611603.9874.370.55-----138100.085.2
2005Boston Red SoxALMLBbos292B35212095262218116114.9833.260.55-----4774.521.6
2005Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29SS24221972883311114111.9744.630.56-----4949.014.8
2005Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle292B15141192445-1169691.0004.600.58-----4930.69.3
2005Boston Red SoxALMLBbos29SS11548924-533331.0003.000.69-----4723.46.8
2005Boston Red SoxALMLBbos293B5224273-129.7501.800.38-----4710.63.1
2005Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29LF1-1-------------492.00.6
2006Boston Red SoxALMLBbos30SS634743466167647239233.9753.700.54-----9665.638.9
2006Boston Red SoxALMLBbos302B1810951824164342.9772.330.44-----9618.811.1
2006Boston Red SoxALMLBbos303B1145037-210101.0000.910.20-----9611.56.8
2006Boston Red SoxALMLBbos30DH2---------------962.11.2
2007Boston Red SoxALMLBbos312B47302976795120163162.9943.450.55-----8356.629.0
2007Boston Red SoxALMLBbos31SS332220225693189794.9692.850.47-----8339.820.4
2007Boston Red SoxALMLBbos31DH5---------------836.03.1
2007Boston Red SoxALMLBbos311B1-31-1-21.5001.000.33-----831.20.6
2008Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos322B2--15-1661.0003.00------366.71.4
2008Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos32SS1--11--221.0002.00------333.30.7
2008Boston Red SoxALMLBbos32SS693838674136639216210.9723.040.54-----7592.042.6
2008Boston Red SoxALMLBbos322B7335614-320201.0002.860.57-----759.34.3
2009Buffalo Bisons ILAAAnyn33SS2--46-110101.0005.00------366.71.4
2009New York MetsNLMLBnyn33SS5654466106140636252246.9764.390.53-----8268.334.6
2009New York MetsNLMLBnyn332B19131313840278078.9754.110.60-----8223.211.7
2009New York MetsNLMLBnyn331B1-1-------------821.20.6
2010Oklahoma City RedHawks PCLAAAtex342B4--812112120.9525.00------666.72.8
2010Oklahoma City RedHawks PCLAAAtex34SS2--45-2991.0004.50------633.31.4
2010New York MetsNLMLBnyn342B47383448681129168167.9943.550.49-----6275.829.0
2010New York MetsNLMLBnyn34SS6332711141918.9473.000.56-----629.73.7
2010Texas RangersALMLBtex342B221823-2551.0002.500.28-----450.01.2
2010New York MetsNLMLBnyn341B2-11---111.0000.501.00-----623.21.2
2010Texas RangersALMLBtex343B1-211--221.0002.001.00-----425.00.6
2011Washington NationalsNLMLBwas353B3118167441154645.9781.450.27-----9134.119.3
2011Washington NationalsNLMLBwas35SS16131142247-1069691.0004.310.61-----9117.69.9
2011Washington NationalsNLMLBwas351B9-1614-221614.8751.560.88-----919.95.6
2011Washington NationalsNLMLBwas352B53249-1-109.9001.800.38-----915.53.1
MLB Totals for SS - 13 season(s)-   SS616209427777514576434722962232.9723.620.52-----6160.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 14 season(s)-   2B530378368689911663532021002065.9833.900.56-----5300.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 4 season(s)-   3B48242431056477066.9431.380.27-----480.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 4 season(s)-   1B13-2116-321916.8421.230.76-----130.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 2 season(s)-   DH7---------------70.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF1-1-------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for SS - 6 season(s)-   SS191--34060536143981945.9634.95------1910.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 4 season(s)-   2B8--1218223230.9383.75------80.00.0
AA Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS127--1974122088629609.9684.80------1270.00.0
A+ Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS58--861641631266250.9404.31------580.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1996Vero Beach Dodgers FSLA+lan20----58------
1997San Antonio Missions TexAAlan21----127------
1998Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan22---180------
1998Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan22---421------
1999Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan23---176------
1999Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan23---38------
2000Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan24----30------
2000Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan24---8101------
2001Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan25---1132------
2002Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan26---4061------
2003Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan27---14115------
2004Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan28---138-------
2005Boston Red SoxALMLBbos29---35115-----
2005Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29---1524-1----
2006Boston Red SoxALMLBbos30---186311----2
2007Boston Red SoxALMLBbos31--14733-----5
2008Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos32---21------
2008Boston Red SoxALMLBbos32---769------
2009Buffalo Bisons ILAAAnyn33----2------
2009New York MetsNLMLBnyn33--11956------
2010Oklahoma City RedHawks PCLAAAtex34---42------
2010New York MetsNLMLBnyn34--2476------
2010Texas RangersALMLBtex34---2-1-----
2011Washington NationalsNLMLBwas35--951631-----

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2004Los Angeles DodgersDiv SeriesMLB28415120101000310002.133.188.267.4554116.167.134.1330.0018.750.000.000.0050.00
2006Puerto RicoWBCTournament30615320001013200000.133.278.133.4112018.154.000.13316.6711.110.670.000.000.00
2006Boston Red SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB301026252026001600000.192.222.500.72213427.167.308.3463.7022.226.007.4113.0080.00
2007Boston Red SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB3120556141002114800000.255.305.273.57815159.298.018.0916.7813.562.000.000.007.14
2008Boston Red SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB3215380151007203200000.395.439.421.86016141.417.026.1587.324.880.670.000.006.67
2008Boston Red SoxDiv SeriesMLB3224111000001100000.250.400.500.900215.333.250.50020.0020.001.000.000.00100.00
2008Boston Red SoxChamp. SeriesMLB3227010000000100000.143.143.143.286107.167.000.0000.0014.290.000.000.000.00
2009Puerto RicoWBCTournament3338010001000200000.125.125.125.250108.167.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
2009New York MetsMLB Spring TrainingMLB331728481004105200000.286.394.321.7159133.308.035.25015.156.060.400.000.0012.50
2010New York MetsMLB Spring TrainingMLB3418489143012013311000.292.346.417.76320453.295.125.1675.665.661.001.8948.0028.57
2011Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB35224110142002115401000.341.413.390.80316247.378.049.17110.648.510.800.000.0014.29
2012St. Louis CardinalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB361224150001112201001.208.269.208.4775027.227.000.0837.417.411.000.000.000.00
World Baseball Classic Totals - 2 yrs923330002013400000.130.231.130.3613026.158.000.08711.5415.381.330.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 7 yrs114260327510032464232713001.288.349.362.7119413287.313.074.1698.019.411.171.0586.6717.33
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 2 yrs619231101001410002.158.238.316.5546221.200.158.2114.7619.054.000.000.0066.67
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs27010000000100000.143.143.143.286107.167.000.0000.0014.290.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2017Houston AstrosALMLBMLBhou41Bench Coach16210161.623--1A.J. HinchWon World Series (Dodgers)
2018Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos42Manager16210854.667--1 
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1995College World Series All-Tournament Team (SS)1
1996College World Series All-Tournament Team (SS)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2012-03-25Released by Cardinals 
2012-02-06ContractSigned by Cardinals 
2011-10-30Free AgentGranted free agency 
2011-02-02ContractSigned by Nationals 
2010-09-07Released by Rangers 
2010-08-17ContractSigned by Rangers 
2010-08-07ContractSigned by Mets 
2010-01-22ContractSigned by Mets 
2009-08-18InjuredDisabled -- Ligament injuries to both thumbs 
2009-06-02InjuredActivated from DL 
2009-05-18InjuredDisabled -- Torn ligament in right thumb 
2009-01-22ContractSigned by Mets (1-year) 
2008-05-11InjuredActivated from DL 
2008-04-16InjuredDisabled -- Right elbow sprain 
2006-11-19ContractSigned by Red Sox (2-years) 
2005-07-07TradeTraded by Indians to Red Sox for Ramon Vazquez 
2005-01-18ContractSigned by Indians (2-years) 
2004-12-21Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1996-06-14Contractsigned 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1998Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll22170,000-81236-1,276,192170,000170,000
1999Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll23210,000-73330191,454,491200,000380,000
2000Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll24175,000-79536-1,394,248200,000555,000
2001Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll25240,000-65925271,897,758200,000795,000
2002Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll26625,000-46119492,011,045200,0001,420,000
2003Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll271,150,000-35018572,163,527300,0002,570,000
2004Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll281,300,000-32418652,070,100300,0003,870,000
2005Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll291,300,000-34725622,189,055300,0005,170,000
2005Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll291,300,000-34711622,189,055300,0005,170,000
2006Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll301,400,000-35124572,365,072327,0006,570,000
2007Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll312,000,000-32518602,459,737380,0008,570,000
2008Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll322,000,000-31518662,696,252390,00010,570,000
2009New York MetsTeam Payroll332,000,000-32119602,746,792400,00012,570,000
2010Texas RangersTeam Payroll341,850,000-34315632,812,412400,00014,420,000
2010New York MetsTeam Payroll341,850,000-34313632,812,412400,00014,420,000
2011Washington NationalsTeam Payroll35900,00012.12945418502,722,607414,00015,320,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red